Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"How blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

New American Standard Bible

"Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

King James Version

Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Holman Bible

Those who are persecuted for righteousness are blessed,
for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

A Conservative Version

Blessed are those who have been persecuted because of righteousness, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.

American Standard Version

Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness'sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Amplified

Blessed and happy and enviably fortunate and spiritually prosperous (in the state in which the born-again child of God enjoys and finds satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of his outward conditions) are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake (for being and doing right), for theirs is the kingdom of heaven!

An Understandable Version

"Those persons who have suffered for trying to do what is right will be blessed because the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Anderson New Testament

Blessed are they that are persecuted on account of righteousness; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Bible in Basic English

Happy are those who are attacked on account of righteousness: for the kingdom of heaven will be theirs.

Common New Testament

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Blessed are they who are persecuted upon the account of righteousness: for their's is the kingdom of heaven.

Darby Translation

Blessed they who are persecuted on account of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed are they, who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Blessed are those who have endured persecution for their uprightness, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them!

John Wesley New Testament

Happy are they who are persecuted for righteousness sake; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed are those who suffer persecution for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy they driven out for justice: for their's is the kingdom of the heavens.

King James 2000

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [are] those who are persecuted because of righteousness, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed are they who have been persecuted for righteousness sake! For theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are they which suffer persecution for righteousness sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of goodness! the Realm of heaven is theirs.

Montgomery New Testament

"Blessed are those who have been persecuted in the cause of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

NET Bible

"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness sake; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

Blessed are the persecuted for righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

Happy, they who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake; for, theirs, is the kingdom of the heavens.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness sake: for their's is the kingdom in heaven.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Blessed are those who have been persecuted in the cause of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Webster

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Weymouth New Testament

"Blessed are those who have borne persecution in the cause of Righteousness, for to them belongs the Kingdom of the Heavens.

Williams New Testament

"Blessed are those who suffer persecution for being and doing right, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

World English Bible

Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Worrell New Testament

"Happy are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake; because theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Worsley New Testament

Blessed are they, who are persecuted for righteousness sake; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy those persecuted for righteousness' sake -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

for
ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
that, for, because, how that, how,
Usage: 8
Usage: 764

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
Usage: 8


Usage: 0

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:10

Devotionals containing Matthew 5:10

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

9 "How blessed are those who make peace, because it is they who will be called God's children! 10 "How blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them! 11 "How blessed are you whenever people insult you, persecute you, and say all sorts of evil things against you falsely because of me!



Cross References

Matthew 5:3

"How blessed are those who are destitute in spirit, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

Luke 6:22

"How blessed are you whenever people hate you, avoid you, insult you, and slander you because of the Son of Man!

2 Timothy 2:12

Enduring, we with him will reign. Who him denies, he will disclaim.

Psalm 37:12

The wicked person plots against the righteous, and grinds his teeth at him.

Matthew 10:23

So when they persecute you in one town, flee to the next, because I tell all of you with certainty that you will not have gone through the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.

Matthew 25:34

"Then the king will say to those on his right, "Come, you who have been blessed by my Father! Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world,

Mark 10:30

who will not receive a hundred times as much here in this world homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, and fields, along with persecution as well as eternal life in the age to come.

Luke 6:20

Then Jesus looked at his disciples and said, "How blessed are you who are destitute, because the kingdom of God is yours!

Luke 21:12

"But before all these things take place, people will arrest you and persecute you. They will hand you over to synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors for my name's sake.

John 15:20

Remember what I told you: "A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours.

Acts 5:40

So they were convinced by him. After calling in the apostles and beating them, they again ordered them to stop speaking in the name of Jesus and let them go.

Acts 8:1

Now Saul heartily approved of putting Stephen to death. That day a severe persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and everyone except for the apostles was scattered throughout the countryside of Judea and Samaria.

Romans 8:35-39

Who will separate us from the Messiah's love? Can trouble, distress, persecution, hunger, nakedness, danger, or a violent death do this?

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For it seems to me that God has put us apostles on display in last place, like men condemned to death. We have become a spectacle for the world, for angels, and for people to stare at.

2 Corinthians 4:8-12

In every way we're troubled but not crushed, frustrated but not in despair,

2 Corinthians 4:17

This light, temporary nature of our suffering is producing for us an everlasting weight of glory, far beyond any comparison,

Philippians 1:28

and that you are not intimidated by your opponents in any way. This is evidence that they will be destroyed and that you will be saved and all because of God.

2 Thessalonians 1:4-7

As a result, we rejoice about you among God's churches about your endurance and faith through all the persecutions and afflictions you are experiencing.

2 Timothy 3:11

and how I was persecuted and suffered in Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra. What persecutions I endured! Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them.

James 1:2-5

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you are involved in various trials,

James 1:12

How blessed is the man who endures temptation! When he has passed the test, he will receive the victor's crown of life that God has promised to those who keep on loving him.

1 Peter 3:13-14

Who will harm you if you are devoted to doing what is good?

1 Peter 4:12-16

Dear friends, do not be surprised by the fiery ordeal that is taking place among you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.

1 John 3:12

Do not be like Cain, who was from the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because what he was doing was evil and his brother's actions were righteous.

Revelation 2:10

Don't be afraid of what you are going to suffer. Look! The Devil is going to throw some of you into prison so that you may be tested. For ten days you will undergo suffering. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the victor's crown of life.

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